Croatia star, Luka Modric has stated
FIFA does not care about players, after
they were made to play Kosovo over two
days. A match they won 1-0.
The match was abandoned after 22
minutes of play, due to a downpour that
rendered the pitch unplayable on
A day later, the sides met and it took
Croatia 74 minutes to find a goal, after
raining attacks on Kosovo.
Croatia are currently top of the table and
will have to face Turkey in two days. And
Modric delivered a furious account of
how the game was restarted.
He told reporters: “Last night we got
information the match will not be played.
Of course, you go to bed a little later and
then in the morning they woke us all up
like they would in the army!
“Of course, we didn’t have good
preparation for the match.
“FIFA showed they don’t care about the
players, the only thing that mattered to
them was the match to be played.
“On Saturday, it was hard to play at that
pitch but no one seemed to care. If they
did care, they would have postponed the
Turkey – Croatia game to Wednesday.
“On Saturday, I didn’t want to play
further and the referee told me he was
against it from the beginning. During
those 20 minutes, there were more
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